shaun brian murphy

Shaun Brian Murphy received his BA Honours degree in Drama from Rhodes University. He was fortunate enough to step straight into the European tour of African Footprint, and has graced the professional stage ever since, working with numerous Broadway and West End Directors and Choreographers. He played the Pants-dropping wall-jumping Ethan in THE FULL MONTY, the coveted role of Emcee in CABARET, the womanising Gus in SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, Malgat Monkey in Janice Honeyman’s ROBINSON CRUSOE pantomime - also understudying the leading role of Robinson Crusoe. Other leading roles that Shaun understudied are Ren McCormack in FOOTLOOSE, John Kelly in THE BOYS IN THE PHOTOGRAPH, Ryan in HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, and Viddy in STREETS OF GOLD. He also was a soloist in Bovim Ballet Company portraying leading roles in SWINGTIME, and the critically acclaimed leading role of Miguel in TANGO NIGHTS dancing the crowd-favourite Table Duets. Other musical credits include the international tour for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (Really Useful Theatre Company), FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, as well as playing Sketch in HAIRSPRAY. Shaun also was blessed to dance Michael Jackson’s choreography in the international company of MICHAEL JACKSON HISTORY THIS IS IT. On television he also had a brief stint on BINNELANDERS, appeared in the international film RACE, and a TV commercial. Shaun has also danced and sung in countless corporate events. Shaun Brian Murphy launched his company SBM ENTERTAINMENT in 2011 which became an immense overnight success. Stretching his creative muscles in local corporate events and shows as well as predominantly internationally for royalty, presidents, delegates and VIP’s on an ongoing basis. Producing, Directing, Choreographing and Musically Supervising full-scale international productions such as THE FULL MONTY, SPAMALOT, PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT, WE WILL ROCK YOU, THE BOOK OF MORMON, HAIRSPRAY, MAMMA MIA, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, AVENUE Q, LEGALLY BLONDE, CABARET, DREAMGIRLS, GREASE, CHICAGO and THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW. As an accomplished writer Shaun wrote and produced original musicals such as HOOKERS!, SMASH, ONE HIT WONDERS, and SISTER ACT; as well as writing and producing original shows BRITAIN BRITAIN, THROUGH THE AGES, LADIES OF THE NIGHT, and PINK & FRIENDS. He has also choreographed for corporate events, and numerous music videos including ESTANISLAU - SHAKE IT; VON WEST - EK LEWE VIR JOU; KURT DARREN - DANS IN AFRIKAANS. Shaun also choreographed Kurt Darren’s 2012 SA Stage Tour. “It is such an honour to be living my dream by being creative and continually watching my product take shape and come into fruition.” He also enjoys assisting others as an Accent Coach, Performance Coach, Acting Coach, and Dance/Movement Teacher. Shaun has also since launched sister companies namely, SBM EVENTS, SBM CORPORATE IDENTITY, and SBM CORPORATE GIFTING

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